Kim Le Comedian

The Open Mic Comedy Nights List – Adelaide

Practice is essential to a stand-up comedy career. Sure, the School of Hard Knock Knocks stand-up comedy course will allow you to hit the ground running, but even we acknowledge that it’s still no substitute for getting up on stage, trialling your material, and bombing – often. Here’s a regularly updated list of open mic comedy rooms in Adelaide. If …

Alex Keen Comedian

The Open Mic Comedy Nights List – Melbourne

Note: All open mic rooms are currently closed due to COVID-19 quarantine regulations. We predict rooms will open again in June, 2020. Practice is essential to a stand-up comedy career. Sure, the School of Hard Knock Knocks stand-up comedy course will allow you to hit the ground running, but even we acknowledge that it’s still no substitute for getting up …

MICF Review – Carvin H Goldstone – The Other South African Comedian

There’s few topics that are taboo when you’re part Indian, Zulu, Jewish, and plump. And in a display of misdirection, acting, and observational comedy, Carvin H Goldstone seamlessly and refreshingly discusses race, religion, accents, and doilies, without flinching. And while there is toilet humour, Carvin is completely clean, with no swearing in his comedy set. Those familiar with South Africa …

MICF Review – Cameron James – Chilled Out/Fired Up

Several months ago I had the pleasure of being introduced to the comedy of Cameron James. He was the crowd pleasing headliner, performing at Riverina Comedy Club in Wagga Wagga, to a massively warm crowd. What a contrast to his Melbourne International Comedy Festival show – performed in a small office, converted into a performance space. Not that this affected …

MICF Review – Gavin Sempel – Plain and Sempel

For someone so lightly framed, Gavin Sempel’s humour packs a punch. Indeed, the seemingly incidental goings on in most people’s lives, become highly visible targets, ripe for the Sempel comedic treatment. More often than not the target is Sempel himself (as well as the “odd” family member) which he pounds relentlessly with self-deprecating effect. Born and raised in Sydney’s west, …

MICF Review – Alex Edelman – Just for Us

Edelman is one of the rising stars of stand-up, winning the Edinburgh Comedy Award for Best Newcomer (a difficult trick for an American), he’s supported Ricky Gervais, and has a special on Netflix. Just For Us confirms he’s only getting better and more confident with each year. A 29 year old from Boston, with a ‘real’ Jewish name that’s unpronounceable …